Green honored

A.J. Green was named to the 2008 Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team, according to an announcement made by the FWAA on Thursday.
Green, a native of Summerville, S.C., led the Bulldogs with 963 receiving yards and eight touchdowns on 56 receptions, a UGA freshman record. The 963 receiving yards ranked as the third-best single-season total in school history. Green also made four rushing attempts for 61 yards.
The Freshman All-America honor by the FWAA and AON Insurance adds to an already impressive list of accomplishments for Green. He was also selected first-team All-Freshman by and Phil Steele, All-Freshman by Sporting News, named Freshman of the Year by the Southeastern Conference Coaches, named first-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and Phil Steele, selected second-team All-SEC by the SEC Coaches and earned the team's Newcomer of the Year Award on offense.
Pos. Player, School
QB Kellen Moore, Boise State.
RB Darren Evans, Virginia Tech
RB • Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State
WR • DeAndre Brown, Southern Miss
WR • A.J. Green, Georgia
WR • Julio Jones, Alabama
T • Andrew Datko, Florida State
T Matt Reynolds, BYU
G Joel Foreman, Michigan State
G Moe Petrus, Connecticut
C • Michael Brewster, Ohio State
Pos. Player, School
DE • Brandon Harold, Kansas State
DE Thomas Keiser, Stanford
DT • Marcus Forston, Miami
DT • Lawrence Guy, Arizona State
LB • Dont'a Hightower, Alabama
LB Travis Lewis, Oklahoma
LB Brandon Maye, Clemson
CB • Janoris Jenkins, Florida
CB • Jordan Mabin, Northwestern
S Sean Baker, Ball State
S Earl Thomas, Texas
Pos. Player, School
P Bryan Anger, California
K Philip Welch, Wisconsin
KR • Leonard Johnson, Iowa State
PR • T.Y. Hilton, Florida International
ATH • Damaris Johnson, Tulsa
Paul Johnson, Georgia Tech
• Denotes true freshman